Indians Step up Defense, Defeat Decorah

The Waukon Indians played a near flawless first half limiting their turnovers on the offensive side of the ball, effectively breaking the Viking full court pressure and playing a great defensive game as they took a 33-14 lead going into halftime.

Waukon kept the ball moving, showed patients on offense and pushed on for a 57-44 victory over the Decorah Vikings on Tuesday night.

The victory moves Class 3A #13 ranked Waukon to 13-3 on the season and 7-3 NEIC record. Coach Gene Klinge wins his 999th career game as he moves closer to becoming the 9th coach in the USA to get 1000 victories.

Daneshia Snitker scored near her state leading pace with 24 points while pulling down 6 rebounds and dishing out 4 assists. Alyssa Collins dumped in 22 points and pulled down 9 rebounds. Kiersten Christianson scored 8 points, grabbed 5 boards and had 3 assists on the night.

Waukon head to play New Hampton on the road Friday night, and then will go across state line to play Caledonia MN Saturday evening.

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